Education / Educación
Edgewood ISD earns state performance award for 3rd straight year
0 | By Roland Martinez
San Antonio.- For the third consecutive year, Edgewood ISD has earned a Performance Excellence Program (PEP) Achievement Award from the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO). Edgewood is the only school district in Bexar County with this distinction.
UTSA SBDC is accepting applications for Spring 2015
0 | By Kris Rodriguez
San Antonio.- The UTSA Institute for Economic Development San Antonio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will partner with Holt Development Services, Inc. to offer Holt's highly effective organizational development and leadership training to small business entrepreneurs in South Texas. The training program will be Feb. 17-April 7.
UTSA selected for Prestigious Community Engagement Designation
0 | By Mark Langford
San Antonio.- The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to receive its prestigious Community Engagement Classification, recognizing the university’s commitment to serving the local community.
SwRI scientists develop solar observatory for use on suborbital manned space missions
0 | By Joe Fohn
San Antonio.- Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is preparing to unveil a new, miniature portable solar observatory for use onboard a commercial, manned suborbital spacecraft. The SwRI Solar Instrument Pointing Platform (SSIPP) will be on exhibit at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 16-19, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif.
Alamo Colleges board approves living wage for employees
0 | By Kay C. Hendricks
San Antonio.- At their regular meeting, December 16, the Alamo Colleges’ Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a living wage of $11.50 per hour for all full-time employees. This action will increase the minimum rates paid to employees at the lowest end of the pay scale to improve their economic well-being and that of their families.
UTSA named a top school by Military Advanced Education
0 | By Mark Langford
San Antonio.- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has been designated a top school in Military Advanced Education’s 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges & Universities, which measures best practices in military and veteran education. UTSA was ranked as a top school based on its military culture, financial aid, flexibility, on-campus support and online support services.